H.R.2042 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 05/26/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/03/2011 Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 217. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.1487, which became Public Law 112-54 on 11/12/2011.|
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Summary: H.R.2042 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (10/25/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), by November 11, 2011, to establish the APEC Business Travel Program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards (ABTCs) to eligible U.S. citizen business leaders and senior U.S. government officials actively engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) business.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) integrate application procedures for and issuance of ABTCs with other international registered traveler programs of DHS, such as Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI; and (2) work in conjunction with private sector entities to ensure that applicants satisfy ABTC requirements. Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) utilize such entities to enroll and issue ABTCs, and (2) impose and modify an ABTC issuance fee.